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13th/1/2017 The affair between Peso, Trump and Loonie

January 13, 2017

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Happy New Year Traders, Well its fair to say that we’ve started 2017 in the same vein as we left 2016 – fake news, childish behaviour, global rumpus and market volatility…..and that’s just from the supposed adults. There are plenty of great tales to talk about at the moment but lets start with a simple, […]

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2nd November USD/MXN: Nature Abhors A Vacuum

November 2, 2016

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Hello traders, Well this US election is starting to get a bit tasty isn’t it? Up until a week ago it looked like a complete white-wash (I use that word lightly) for the Clinton Campaign. However after last Fridays revelation that the FBI were re-opening their investigation into her improper use of a personal email […]

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17/10/2016 – The relevance of USDMXN to US elections for a complete beginner

October 17, 2016

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Hey there, I wrote a piece a few weeks back on using the USDMXN rate as a proxy for the US elections. Someone asked for more insight so here’s a piece aimed at the beginner trader to give some further detail about why we’re watching it. So here’s a view of the US election via […]

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27th September – Following the US Presidential Elections through the medium of USDMXN

September 27, 2016

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Hello traders, Yes I know I have been less prolific over these summer months – I have, as my good friend told me, been ‘working like a one-armed bricklayer in Aleppo’. Make of that what you will. Anyway, here’s a big picture view that maybe of interest to some. Post Brexit the next big event […]

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28th June: Post Brexit Vote views Part 1

June 28, 2016

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Hello Traders, Well that’s been quite an eventful last two weeks in markets hasn’t it?  For those new to trading I’m sure it seemed quite terrifying. For those of us who’ve traded for a while you realise something like this happens every so often – it’s just part of the gig. So what actually happened? […]

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15/02/2016: Using Moving Averages for Dynamic S&R

February 15, 2016

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This post is aimed at the beginner trader (and those on the Veterans Trader Project). Many times newbie traders are sold a story (and a strategy) that Moving Averages are the only way to trade. They are sold dreams of fortunes to be made on trading a moving average cross-over strategy. If only it was […]

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20/01/2016 – Tough headwinds for the GBP

January 20, 2016

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Fellow traders, I was on TipTV this morning (Wednesday) talking about the pain being felt in Sterling. You can watch it here: http://www.tiptv.co.uk/finance/gbp-pain-tough-year-for-sterling-ahead/ I thought I’d write a post and add some charts about the situation. I talked about the monthly GBPUSD chart and how the monthly close of January 2002 was at 1.4105…and how […]

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13/01/2016: Early Morning DAX Joy with the Wallachie Fan

January 13, 2016

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Morning all, Just a quick DAX trade this morning – just a nice simple set-up using the Domino Candle set-up from the Wallachie Fan method of trading.   After the torrid start to the year that the Indices have seen we’ve actually had bullish Daily closes the last two days. We then had some good news out […]

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4th Jan 2016 – Welcome to 2016: Reasons to be cheerful: Part 1

January 4, 2016

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Happy New Year to all my readers (yes, the two of you!) I trust you all enjoyed your holiday season and over-indulged in merriment with family, friends and loved ones. As for myself I shut down my trading for most of the last couple of weeks of 2015 (apart from a few long term option […]

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4/12/2015 – Well, that was an interesting week….

December 4, 2015

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That was quite a week eh? I shall write something more broad based over the weekend. However I wanted to draw your attention to one specific currency and idea: the NZDUSD. So I wrote a piece a month ago for Finance Magnates on the impact to markets of changes in the China one child policy and […]

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